YMCA Now Hiring a Aquatics Director - Apply Now!
Position Summary: Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA Aquatics programs.
At the YMCA, We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.
Directs, supervises and monitors aquatics operations and program activities to meet YMCA objectives and adhere to state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
Develops, monitors and effectively forecasts program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
Establishes new program activities, increases participation, and expands programming within the community in accordance with Association/Branch strategic and operating plans.
Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of and participation in the program.
Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules, directs and motivates personnel and volunteers.
Develops strategies to motivate staff and volunteers to achieve goals.
Reviews and evaluates staff and volunteer performance. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
Develops and nurtures collaborative relationships with community organizations.
Engages volunteers and assists with volunteer committee meetings.
Participates and contributes towards the goals of program task teams, and other assigned committees of the Association.
Conducts and maintains accurate aquatics records including: program registration forms, program stats and attendance rosters, and equipment.
Creates and schedules aquatics programs and classes.
Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information. Ensures marketing materials comply with Y branding guidelines and uses Y Voice to effectively tell the YMCA story.
Coordinates use of facilities for program activities and assists with special events.
Monitors and assists in the maintenance of a clean and sanitary program and aquatics environment and meets all state and local licensing requirements.
Inspects equipment within program and aquatics areas for safety hazards, damage or wear.
Maintains accurate records for aquatics programs, facilities, and staff.
Communicates to executive director any suggestions concerns or incidents that may need follow-up.
Increases member and program participant awareness of healthy lifestyle factors.
Upholds guidelines of Director on Duty responsibilities, remains visible to participants when on duty.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
A 2-year college degree or applicable experience is required; Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent strongly preferred.
Certification requirements include CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and must hold current YMCA Lifeguard certification (or hold a valid Red Cross Lifeguard certification and attend YMCA Crossover with 90 days of employment).
One year minimum of supervisory experience is strongly preferred.
Two years experience in aquatics programming and systems.
Must hold a valid driver’s license, insurable drivers record according to the YMCA’s insurance carriers, and have reliable transportation to travel for business meetings, training events, YMCA site visits, vendors and suppliers, etc.
Computer skills needed, particularly with Microsoft Office and email applications, along with ability to learn the internal YMCA software.